But no refrigerators.
Thank the gods!
Our middle daughter moved this past weekend. The place she was in was taken over by new management and they were upping the rent too much, so she had to find new digs. So, we and three of her friends were conscripted (or “voluntold,” as one of them delightfully put it) to help. The BaldMan was the truck driver, and the rest of us were the furniture and box movers. She wasn’t quite as ready as she should have been on Saturday, but she had a bank account hacking issue and needed to get that straightened out. We moved her from Nashua NH to Lowell MA.
Her new place is cute. It’s small, but it’s just her, two cats, and a guinea pig who lives in a palace. Seriously, this guinea pig house sits on a table size cabinet, it’s got two levels with a ramp for access up and down, and room for lots of stuff. The living room has a nice little nook for her desk and chair, and her sofa and loveseat will work in an L configuration. The bedroom is decent sized and she has plenty of closet space. It should work for her.
She’s in one of the old mill buildings in Lowell. A lot of them have been converted to apartments and condos. She is going to be working in Boston as Clinique counter manager at the Macy’s there, so being close to the commuter rail station is a benefit of her location.
It was a lot of work, and we were all tired when we were done, but it all got done. I was not as sore as I thought I’d be Sunday. My back and shoulders were not happy, and my legs felt the stairs, but aside from being tired (I’m old and not used to that kind of work!), I didn’t feel too bad. Took it easy for most of Sunday. Just a quick run out for a few groceries and dog food, and a nice nap.
We got it done, but if she moves again, I’m giving her the number of some good moving companies!
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